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ings. nbc 10 news starts now. new information this morning about a woman who fell ill after returning from west africa. a south jersey hospital diverted patients as they monitored her and now we have an update on her diagnosis. it was one voted one of the best restaurants in the country. now this main line eatery's doors are closed because what was allegedly found on customers' plates. the weather will feel steamy when you step out the door this morning. we are in for a change later today. storms are expected to arrive. it is 4:30. good morning, this is nbc 10 news today. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm chris cato. when you step out the door this morning -- >> same thing. >> it's the weather you can wear once again. meteorologist bill henley is back with a humid first alert look at the weather. bill? >> it was even thicker this morning than the last few days. the humidity is up, the temperatures warming. we're watching the radar screen. see scattered showers in central pennsylvania. so far, even though we have clouds, low clouds once again, it is dry. it's trying to sprinkle a little bit in southern chester county.
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that's not even reaching to the ground. the temperatures will not reach into the 60s for most areas. toms river has dropped down to 66. everybody else is in the 70s to start with. the low clouds are back this morning, mostly cloudy day ahere with showers and possibly some thunderstorms. most of the morning it will likely be dry but it will be warm and muggy. in fact, by 9:00, 80 degrees and 86 degrees at noontime today. there's something you won't see today. we'll talk about that with the neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. right now let's check that traffic. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we are in cherry hill, new jersey. starting off on 295 around route 70. you can see if they're headed northbound or southbound, all the vehicles traveling along nicely. we have a 13-minute drive time headed southbound from 38 up towards the black horse pike. average speed 64 miles an hour if you're heading out the door. also on the 42 freeway in new jersey, everything is moving. cars all green.
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toward the walt whitman bridge, a five-minute drive time headed northbound from 55 up towards that point. the bridges are doing okay. we looked at the walt whitman, no problems heading into that direction. the tacony palmyra, the ben, the commodore barry, all fine this morning. new video of a motel explosion and fire near seattle. fire crews planned to go through the rubble of a motel 6 to make sure there's no one underneath. someone reported a gas leak at the motel, then the manager was able to evacuate everyone. as they were doing it, an explosion flattened part of the building. the blast injured a gas company worker who is in critical condition this morning. fire crews were able to put out the flames. new from overnight, back here at home, someone shot a man in the face at 4th and sycamore streets in camden around 11:00 p.m. last night. the victim is in critical condition. gunman fired more then a dozen shots, police say. you see the evidence markers in the street there. police have made no arrests and no word on a motive.
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in delaware county, everyone made it out of this row home after it caught fire just before 1:00 this morning. crews initially received reports of people being trapped inside that home near north state and lennox roads in upper darby. everyone got out okay. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. new information about a story we first told you about last night at 11:00. doctors say a patient who recently returned from west africa is being treated for malaria. skyforce 10 was over the kennedy university hospital in stratford, camden county just after 9:00 last night. workers outside are in protective gear right there. at one point, the hospital turned away ambulances as they tried to figure out what the patient had. but now, everything is back to normal. everything is not back to normal on the main line at this place. it's a restaurant that has won rave reviews. this morning it's closed after an alleged infestation. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in radnor with more on what led to
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this popular being shut down. >> there's yangming, once dubbed the nation's top restaurant. a patron found a cockroach in a dish. officers came and they found more roaches in the kitchen. the restaurant was closed for a short time. health inspectors came back and shut down yangming. on the front window, a sign listed sanitation and insect, rodent infestation as the reason for the closure. >> i've never seen anything in there that wasn't clean as a whistle. >> when the officers walked in there, roaches were in plain sight. >> reporter: the owner tells us the roaches crawled in through a damaged vent and they've spent $12,000 on repairs. workers said they hope to re-open later on today but they must first pass a detailed
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health inspection. i'll have more reaction from the manager when we see you again in the next hour. now live in radnor township, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. the time is 4:35. tempers flared yesterday when we showed up to the jersey shore home of a family whose 2-year-old daughter drown in a neighbor's pool. >> how did she get in the pool? >> [ bleep ]. >> prosecutors say police found the girl floating in the pool soon after she was reported missing last night in berkeley township, ocean county. sources tell us investigators found heroin and marijuana inside the home. >> you have to supervise your children at all times, take measures to make sure that a child that age isn't able to leave the residence without you knowing it. >> our sources also tell us both parents could face charges and so could their neighbor because fhe toddler was able to gain access to the pool. no one answered the door at the
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neighbor's home when we went there yesterday. 4:35 now. the 14-year-old boy shot seven times by police in trenton earlier this month is now charged with crimes. authorities announced aggravated assault and gun charges against that teen, radaz hearns yesterday. witnesses say he pointed a gun at police while being chased. officers shot the boy. the boy's family claims he didn't have a gun. the attorney general's office is investigating. take a look at this video from camden here. police say this man walked off with four bicycles that don't belong to him. here he is with two of them. cameras captured the theft on a loading dock on market street on august 8th. you see the guy there walking away with two bikes. if you recognize him, call camden county police. couldn't ride away on them obviously. >> i'm sure that looked strange with somebody pushing two bikes down the sidewalk. >> right. we're following a tragedy in alaska this morning. >> a land slide buried part of a town there. people were trap. we have an update on search for
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survivors. that's coming up. we all saw what happened to hitchbot when he came to philadelphia. now pope bot is here to try to give the city of brotherly love a shot at robot redemption. 74 degrees at 4:37. that's a muggy breeze blowing this morning. right now we are shower free but that is likely going to change. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast, just ahead.
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thousand your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley.ç >> it's 4:39 and muggy this morning. 74 degrees at nbc 10. in fact, most of the area is in the 70s, it's two degrees warmer in northeast philadelphia than it was yesterday at this time. 76 degrees. just a light, muggy breeze this morning. look at that humidity, 82%. the steaminess will stay with us during the day. as the temperatures warm into the 80s today, we will see showers and thunderstorms pop
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up. right now, just isolated showers in central pennsylvania. a mostly cloudy day ahead, 11:00 this morning. you can see a few spots on the radar, not much until we get into the afternoon hours. during the early afternoon and mid-to-late afternoon hours, there will be scattered showers and thunderstorms. could see quick downpours in the area. then as we head into tomorrow, the chance of showers and thunderstorms will be back for another day, possibly three days in a row. but we won't see 90s today. look at this, allentown, reading, quakertown, 80s this afternoon. 80s for trenton, mt. holly and doylestown. showers and thunderstorms hold off until this afternoon. at the shore, more likely to be shower free, 80s for atlantic city, rehoboth and cape may. and today, vineland and dover will fall short of the 90 degree mark. drexel hill might reach 90 degrees but most of the rest of the area, stay in the upper 80s with scattered showers and thunderstorms bringing the temperatures down as they pop up.
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seven-day forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. >> hopefully a nice-looking weekend forecast. thanks, bill. 20 minutes till 5:00. >> let's check the schuylkill for your ride to work this morning. jessica boyington is batching that. >> always a good one to start with, we are quiet so far, right around montgomery drive, a 13-minute drive time. from the blue route up towards the vine street expressway, average speeds, 59 miles per hour. those are the eastbound lanes in here, moving along nicely. westbound toward the king of prussia area. no problems right now. if you're heading out the door on 95, through delaware, the drive times are still okay. 11 minutes at the most, north or southbound from 295 up towards 495. all the cars are green and moving. currently no problems or delays. new jersey transit, septa or patco, doing just fine. he's the fast food pitchman whose home was raided. >> we're waiting new
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developments in the jared fogel story. a deal may be in the works. we'll tell you what's expected to happen later today. that's coming up. and new concerns about a certain kind of air bag. we'll tell you what happened that is raising new questions.
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4:44. seven weeks and counting. the budget battle in harrisburg shows no sign of ending any time soon. republican lawmakers say wolf's offer falls well short of what they want. one of the top budget issues involves ending traditional pension benefits for most future public school and state employees. republicans want to move those benefits into a 401(k) retirement plan. in south philadelphia, a free clinic for the poor will receive $500 and a community impact award. the catholic foundation of greater philadelphia selected the defender of rights for the poor.
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the money will help buy vaccines for the clinic. we have new information on a proposed domestic violence shelter move. nbc 10 was in east norriton. they were taking public comment last night. the vote is now scheduled for next month. the laurel house shelter would relocate from norristown borough to east norritown. some neighbors oppose the plan, concerned it will cut property values. 4:45 now. former subway pitchman, jared fogel who is currently under investigation in a child pornography case may have struck a deal with prosecutors. according to our affiliate in indianapolis, a source says the plea deal could only include conspiracy charges. a former employee of the foundation that fogel set up is the focus of the federal porn investigation.
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investigators raided his home six weeks ago. we could hear an announcement sometime today. authorities are trying to figure out what caused a deadly construction accident at a hospital in new mexico. crews were working on an addition to the hospital yesterday afternoon when the scaffolding fell from the fifth floor to the ground. one person died and seven are being treated for injuries. 4:46. authorities are now seeking international help to fight the growing number of wildfires out west. more than 90 uncontrolled fires are raging across the west. close to 64,000 acres have already burned in central washington. and the fires have claimed more than 100 homes in three states, along with international help, 200 active duty military troops will be helping to contain the fire. meantime, a firefighter shot this video inç idaho of a fi firenado. the man says it was shooting flames 100 feet into the air while dropping hot dirt and ash on to her helmets.
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most firefighters there say this is the first time they've seen anything like that. in alaska, four people are missing after heavy rains there caused several landslides. about 2 1/2 inches of rain in the last 24 hours likely caused three landslides and a sinkhole. the four missing people are believe to be workers in a residential construction site. 4:47. on to decision 2016. a new pole shows a wider lead for donald trump in the republican presidential race. the cnn/orc survey shows trump getting support from 24% of surveyed gop voters. that's a six-point jump from last month. his nearest competitor, former florida governor jeb bush with 13%. then it's retired neurosurgeon ben carson, marco rubio and scott walker each have 8%. new jersey governor got 3. >> we turned over everything that was work related, every single thing, personal stuff we did not.
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i had no obligation to do so and did not. thank you all. thank you all very much. >> that was hillary clinton's response to the media in las vegas yesterday about the private e-mail server she used while secretary of state. clinton has denied sending top secret messages through that server. >> the pentagon will be adding more eyes to the skies. the military said it plans to increase the use of drones by about 50% over the next several years. officials decided to add army and civilian operated drones to the mix to take stress off the air force. it's now confirmed that no one survived that plane crash in indonesia's remote eastern region over the weekend. the announcement was made yesterday. pictures show search and rescue crews finally reaching the crash site. 54 people were on board that plane when it crashed on sunday. authorities in bangkok say they're close to identifying this guy, he is the suspect wanted in connection to a bombing that killed at least 20
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people on monday. the man was spotted on security footage wearing a yellow shirt with a backpack. he was later seen on camera without the bag. investigators are confident he has something to do with monday's bombing which happened during a popular section of the city during rush hour. more than 100 people are hurt. spewing smoke and ash from this volcano in ecuador forced people to take precautions or leave the area altogether. emergency kits were distributed to people living within ten miles of the volcano. ecuador's president declared a state of emergency and closed a nearby national park as a precaution. first, a recall, now more questions about the safety of those takata air bags. following a crash involving an suv and a deer. at the time of the impact, an air bag inside a 2015 volkswagen tiguan inflated with too much force, blowing apart a metal canister. that incident near st. louis in
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june was the first involving a volkswagen. it raised questions about newer air bags made by takata. the japanese company said the problem was limited to older products. 4:50 now. preparing for the pope means preparing for anything. a delaware county township is getting ready for the papal visit in september by installing some life-saving equipment all over town. automated external defibrillators or aeds are used in the case ofç cardiac arrest. ten of those will be placed throughout tinnicum township. philadelphia, speaking of the pope -- >> our favorite story. >> philadelphia could get a shot at redemption here. >> remember when hitchbot was destroyed here, sort of a black eye for the city of brotherly love. now there's a second chance thanks to radio station wmmr. the station created pope bot. here's a look at pope bot. a holy father inspired robot
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hitchhiking its way across delaware valley. the goal is to prove to the vatican that it is safe for the leader the kaj lish church to visit our region. it's been spotted in manayunk, as well as others. he was last spotted in levittown yesterday afternoon. hitchbot made its way across three countries, landed in new york city. its final ride was in philadelphia where they found it in pieces. you know, last night we heard an encore of the people's pope. nbc 10 was the first local news station to visit pope francis's homeland of argentina. you can still see the stories that made up that special. all this week we'll share new reports from jim rosenfield's trip there, including the culture and experiences that helped shape the life of jorge bergoglio who became pope
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francis. you can see jim's reports all this week on nbc 10 news at 5:00. our nbc 10 news app will have all the security measures there and transportation changes. you'll also find the pope's itinerary, including where you can see him. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> every time we run that video it looks like the pope is reaching for the smartphone. i don't think he is. you'd be smart to reach for the umbrella this morning. we don't have showers but humid conditions and temperatures warm into the 80s will likely fuel showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon hours. we're watching the temperatures going nowhere. 76 degrees in philadelphia. it's a warmer start and a muggy breeze is blowing. live view from the pocono mountains, no rain there yet. there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon hours in the mountains as well as clouds moving into the area. moving out the door, this is the soupy, warm air mass that you'll be walking into. 75 right now in trenton.
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kennett square is at 72 degrees. 75 for reading, pottstown, allentown, blue bell at 75 degrees. a warm, muggy start. upper 70s at the airport in atlantic city, 77 degrees there. 75 for middletown and newark is at 75 degrees. no rain just yet. but during the afternoon, umbrellas will be going up. just some isolated showers in central pennsylvania. the storms that are on the way for later tomorrow, they're still well to the west, moving into the midwest. those are on track for tomorrow night and into friday. for today, mostly cloudy, muggy will fuel showers and possibly thunderstorms. 80s today. won't see the 90s this afternoon. you won't see the 90s as we head toward the weekend either. in fact, it's a cooling trend with showers and thunderstorms in the forecast, 85 degrees tomorrow afternoon. starting in the 70s, it will still be muggy into friday with a chance of storms into friday as well. then a break. partly sunny skies, warm,
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saturday with temperatures dropping into the 60s in the morning. the humidity will beç coming w down for saturday. there's a slight chance of scattered showers on sunday. but most of the day it should be dry, 86 degrees the high temperature. a better chance we'll see more wet weather and storms as we head up to 90 monday afternoon. >> all right, bill, thanks for that. six minutes before 5:00. let's check your ride to work. we have you covered if you're heading out the door. >> nbc 10's first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is looking at some of the major highways this morning. jessica? >> we are checking out the vine street expressway first. this is around 16th street. if you're headed right here are the eastbound lanes, headed towards 95 having no problems. westbound we're looking at this drive time from 95 up towards the schuylkill expressway. still about a three-minute trip. we're doing okay there. the drive times in and out of the rest of the philadelphia area, no problems. 95 southbound from woodhaven road up towards the vine, about a is 3-minute trip. the schuylkill is doing okay, heading into the center city
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area, the blue route headed southbound from the schuylkill to 95, a 15-minute trip there. if you're heading out the door on 4 2, same story. eight minutes is your typical time. >> the recent heat wave has made it tougher on people who already work in extreme conditions. among those firefighters. but there's one organization out there that helps them stay cool or as cool as possible. we'll have more on the second ala alarmers, coming up. and feds approve the pill being described as the female viagra. the so-called little pink pill is not without possible side effects. we'll have those, straight ahead.
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some are calling it the little pink pill, in a historic move, the fda approved the first prescription libido pill for
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women. it's called addyi. it will come with warnings about potentially serious side effects like fainting and low blood pressure. one month of addyi is expected to cost about the same as a month's worth of viagra. a live look this morning at lincoln financial field, our new camera. this one is not new. i'm sorry. i thought we were going to the eagle's nest. this is the old camera, but it's still a good one. the birds continue to gear up for their second preseason game by holing a joint practice. could things get sense? look at what happened when the cowboys held a combined practice. kiko alonso is expected to take part in today's practice. he was back on field after missing more than a week with a concussion.
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he's the player that the eagles traded lesean mccoy to buffalo. you can watch the eagles second preseason game right here on nbc 10, your official home for the eagles, saturday, against the ravens. the pregame show begins at 6:30. we'll have the postgame show with chip kelly's comments afterwards. you're watching nbc 10 news, nbc 10 news today at 5:00 a.m. starts right new. nbc 10 news starts now. >> suspect in custody. wilmington police say they've arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a 10-year-old boy but this morning, there are still a lot of questions. >> imagine fighting a fire in this heat, only on nbc 10, meet the men and women who are looking out for first responders when they are looking out for us. and taking a live look at
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radar. we're starting out warm and muggy. as the day goes on, the steam will give way to storms. we'll have timing on the wet weather and the first alert forecast for your neighborhood. >> welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm chris cato. >> i'm tracy davidson. let's check with meteorologist bill henley in the first alert weather center about what's to come. bill? >> you felt that this morning? just a little bit. >> as soon as you walk out the door it hits you in the face. it's even steamier than the last few days. high humidity and temperatures warming back into the 80s this afternoon, won't see the 90s, we'll see enough heat to fuel showers and thunderstorms. clouds are moving in. the temperatures will not cool down much more. toms river is the cool spot at 66 degrees. but look at wilmington. philadelphia and northeast philadelphia, ten degrees warmer than the number at toms river. roxborough is on the warm side this morning as well. a warm, muggy start. the steaminess will stay with us all day and deliver scattered showers and thunderstorms. pretty quiet ts


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